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Watch Mike Salinas Win Top Fuel In Bristol And Give An Emotional And Heartbreaking Top End interview

The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals is special because it falls on Father’s Day every year. Racers typically have their kids with them and the fans do as well. For Mike Salinas who appeared in...

Watch Bob Tasca III Capture His First Nitro Funny Car Wally Since 2012 – The Ford Motorcraft Boys Did It

It has been a rockier road than Bob Tasca expected since coming back into the nitro funny car ranks of NHRA competition full time. Ford invested in his program, Tasca invested in a new body, he has...

This Video Of Huge Navy Hovercraft Launching And Docking From INSIDE A Ship Is Flipping Awesome

These are called LCACs or Landing Craft Air Cushion in long hand. They are exceptionally awesome machines with the ability to handle a 75-ton payload, the snot to reach speeds of more than 70mph on...

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Science Class Said It Could Happen: Can A Bunch Of Wired-Up Lemons Start A Car?

Wiring up a lemon to produce electricity works. Insert copper into one end of a lemon, zinc into another, connect the two points by wire and you can power a low-output source of electricity, with a...

Pony Wars Episode 3 Is Out! Watch The Mustang, The Camaro, And The Challenger Get Real Power Thanks To ProChargers

Check this out! It is time to make power on our three Pony Wars competitor vehicles and this year that means boost from the fine folks at ProCharger. In preparation for that boost, all three teams...

Go Fer Broke: Blow-Ups And Bad Breaks In The World Of Tractor And Truck Pulls!

Out of all of the automotive sports I’ve born witness to, truck and tractor pulling is probably the most overall violent in actual brutality. When things go wrong, they go wrong in a hurry and...

Fuel Mileage Is That Important: Can Finnegan’s “Square Force 1” Ramp Truck Do Better?

The 1989 GMC R30 3+3 box truck that Finnegan acquired shortly after Roadkill’s Mazdarati was stolen has been quite an adventure…mainly, in just how much a GM box truck can possibly hate...

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Watch This Small Two Stroke Engine With A Glass Cylinder Run – VISIBLE COMBUSTION!

It would be cool enough to see this little two stroke engine run on a table top or something but it is 100% more interesting when you can literally watch the piston zip up and down in the cylinder...

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The Heart Of A Warrior: The Barra-Powered Toyota Cresta’s Engine Gets Torn Down And Inspected

Most street beaters don’t require you to yank the engine out on a regular basis. You plonk it into the engine bay, hope the first fire goes well, and you drive until unhappy noises return or...

This Look At The Buda Engine Company In WWII Is Spectacular – Horsepower History

The cycle of business and industry is a fascinating one. Companies can rise to the level of colossus in their particular segment and then slowly fade into the sand dunes of time. Such is the case...

Cool Video: The Story Of The Honey Bee, A Homebuilt 500hp Monster Of A Tractor

Farmers are just plain awesome. It does not matter where they are, what they are growing, or how long they have been in the business, they all share some common bonds. One of them is the ability to...

Pro Mod History Video: Watch Killer Action From The 1990 IHRA Fall Nationals At Bristol

This weekend the biggest names in pro modified drag racing will be at Thunder Valley, competing on the historic surface at Bristol Dragway for NHRA Wally. Back in 1990 the pro mod class was brand new...

Monster’s Ball: Semi Tractor Burnouts At The Great Lakes Big Rig Challenge

In 1991, my brother and I got the chance to ride with my father up to Montana in the Kenworth he was driving at the time. From the sleeper section of the cab, we got to see more states than we had...

Historical Footage: The 1980 Fiat Strada Review By Bob Mayer – Wait, They Sold These Here?

I’ll let my age shine through a bit: I knew that Fiat sold cars in the United States. I’ve dealt with the “fun” of a Fiat 124 Spider and I’ve seen Fiat X1/9s, usually...